Schréder, the global leader in LED lighting solutions, has won the first design competition in The City Centre’s A Smarter City competition.
Entered in partnership with design consultancy, Atkins Global, the aim of the competition was to highlight the potential benefits of implementing smart technologies in London’s Square Mile.
The city of London has long been a hub for technological innovation and as infrastructure continues to evolve, the vision of a connected ‘Smart City’ moves closer to reality. Schréder’s Key to the City entry uses an augmented reality smartphone app and smart-enabled street furniture to celebrate London’s network of more than 150 Green Spaces, providing on-screen information to help residents and visitors engage with their surroundings.
The proposal provides a new strategic vision for urban planners to help unlock hidden layers of the city...